Chernobyl:more light on health effects needed

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary  of the accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station I wrote an update on the health effects of radiation in The Hindu. It is  based on the latest report on the topic by the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects  of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR). UNSCEAR published UNSCEAR 2008 this month (April 2011). My  article can be accessed at:


About ksparthasarathy

I am a former Secretary of the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board. I am a former Raja Ramanna Fellow in the Department of Atomic Energy. Free lance journalism is my hobby
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